Save money every day by knowing where the “kids eat free” deals are around Charlotte.
We verified every one of these deals in January, 2020, but they can change their deals at any time.
Also, in many cases there were several locations of a restaurant, and when we called them we got varying information. And finally, it’s possible that the person who gave us the information wasn’t 100% sure of the details.
So, a good practice is to call the restaurant before heading out if “kids eat free” is crucial. Just follow the links below to get to the website and find the phone numbers there.
We will continue to update and add to this list. We are also including some kids’ meal deals that are not free, but are very inexpensive.
At the bottom of this list are deals that are available on multiple days of the week.Subscribe to Charlotte on the Cheap
Two Charlotte locations:
- Parktowne: 1600 East Woodlawn Road, Charlotte; 704-877-7702
- Ballantyne: 15205 John J. Delaney Dr, Suite A, Charlotte; 704-714-1442
All day Sundays, kids eat free from the kids menu, 1 kid per adult entrée. Includes tea or fountain drink. Ballantyne location might be changing soon.
Monterrey Restaurante Mexicano
10707-A Park Road
Sundays, kids 12 and under get one free kids meal with the purchase of an adult combo or big plate. Drink not included.
- Lake Norman location: 19905 NC Hwy. 73, West Catawba Ave., Suite 102, Cornelius; (704) 987-8890. Kids eat free all day with purchase of an adult entree. Drink not included.
- University Plaza location: 8927 J.M. Keynes Drive, Suite 900, Charlotte; (704) 503-1979. Kids eat for 99 cents all day with purchase of an adult entree.
- Ballantyne Commons East location: 15105 John J. Delaney Drive, Charlotte; (704) 752-6869. Kids eat free all day. One per adult entrée purchase.
All Charlotte, Concord and Mooresville locations:
Mondays, kids 10 and under get one free meal per adult purchase of at least $8.99. Drink included.
Village Inn Pizza
Two locations in Statesville:
- 3233 Taylorsville Hwy, 704-873-1101
- 1503 Cinema Drive, 704-873-0256
Kids eat from buffet for $0.99 per paying adult. Kids 3 and under eat free at the buffet every day.
Cabos Mexican Restaurant
10 years and under eat free all day, drink not included, one per adult entree.
6676 Carmel Rd, Charlotte 704-759-9886
Kids meal free with adult entree purchase.
355 John Galt Way, Concord 704-262-7866
Pizza Peel & Tap Room
- Cotswold: 4422 Colwick Road, Charlotte, NC 28211, 704-714-8808
- Plaza Midwood: 1600 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205, 704-790-7335
- Matthews Station: 110 Matthews Station St., Charlotte, NC 28105
Kids eat free Tuesday, all day. Kids age 12 and under. Receive up to two complimentary kids’ menu meals (regularly $4.49 each) with the purchase of one adult meal. Dine-in only. All kids’ meals are served with your choice of milk, chocolate milk, apple juice or soda. Red rover & blue monster beverages are $0.99 ea. and float beverages are $1.99 ea. Refills on milk are $0.99 ea. Details on Kids Eat Free deal.
10310 Wilmington St. Huntersville
Kids eat free on Tuesdays all day at Rocky’s Pizza. One child gets our bambini combo deal free of charge when one adult spends $15 on food. For ages 10 and under. The child also gets a voucher for a free kid scoop of ice cream next door at Baskin Robbins. Must be used the same day.
Kids Eat Free (one Child per One Adult) 4 pm. to 10 p.m.
- Stonecrest at Piper Glen: 7708-Rea Road 704-752-9797
- Park Road Shopping Center: 4271 Park Road 704-331-9222
- Mooresville: 120-D Marketplace, Ave 704-360-4427
Kids eat free all day every Tuesday with the purchase of an adult entrée of at $5 or more. Dine in only. Drink included. At the following locations:
- Monroe location: 2925 Monroe Way Monroe, NC 28110; 704-225-7623
- Dilworth location:1500 East Blvd. Charlotte, NC 28203; 704-377-6344
- Rock Hill location: 1910 Cinema Dr. Rock Hill, SC 29730; 803-980-6637
- Concord location:1497 Concord Pkwy. Concord, NC 28026; 704-262- 7992
- Huntersville location: Northcross Village 16933 Kaufinger Street, Suite #180-J Huntersville, NC 28078;704-896-2206
- Ballantyne location: 14825 John J. Delaney Dr. Charlotte, NC 28277; 704-369-5020
- Waxhaw location:8133 Kensington Dr., Unit C Waxhaw, NC 28173; 704-843-9355
- Indian Trail location: 6443 Old Monroe Rd Indian Trail; 704-776-9785
NOTE: Kids under 3 are free every day
- Charlotte location: Under 3 free, 12 and under eat for $1.99 after 4 p.m. 2 kids per adult. 9430 South Blvd.; (704) 643-2345
- Concord location: Under 3 free, $2.99 children ages 4-12; 2 kids per each paying adult, after 4 pm. 1540 US Hwy. 29 North; (704) 782-0044
- Rock Hill location: Under 3 free, Kids 10 and under eat for $2.99, 4-8 p.m. 1031 N. Anderson Road; (803) 328-0327
Kids eat free with the purchase of a $8 adult purchase from 5-8 pm.
Only Cotswold location:
Cotswald: 106-B S Sharon Amity, Charlotte, NC 28211 (704) 366-3666
Rusty’s Deli & Grille
Free kids meal with drinks and chips after 4 pm on Tuesdays. Purchase of an adult entree is required.
Quail Corners Shopping Center-8512 Park Rd. Charlotte (704)554-9012
Bang Bang Burgers
Kids eat for free with the purchase of an adult entree. One child’s meal per each adult meal purchased. All day.
2001 E. 7th St., Suite D (704)375-4505
The Gateway to Athens
The Gateway to Athens
360 NW Exchange St. #107
Kids 12 and under eat free all day on Tuesdays with adult meal purchase of $10.75. One child meal per each adult meal purchased, dine-in only. Drink included. Orders are not valid for punch card.
Huntersville and Charlotte only.
Kids 12 and under eat free all day on Tuesdays, 1 per adult entree;
- Huntersville: 16706 Northcross Drive, Huntersville, NC, 28078 (704) 896-8846
- Charlotte: 9253 Statesville Road, Charlotte, NC 28269 (704) 599-5414
Several area locations.
Tuesdays 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., Kids 12 and under eat free from designated items on kids’ menu, two kids per adult entrée purchase
- Sunset Road (704) 597-9224
- Concord (704) 979-7474
- Gastonia (704) 879-4717
- Mooresville (704) 664-4884
Hawthorne’s New York Pizza
All area locations
Tuesdays, kids eat free with each $7.50 adult purchase. Ages 12 and under.
Kids 12 and under eat free Tuesdays from 4-10 p.m., one per adult entrée. Drink included
All area locations
Kids 12 and under eat for $1.00 Tuesdays from 4-9, up to two kids per one adult entrée – maximum four kids per table/party. Drink included.
Charlotte: 8650 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28213; 980-207-3508
Kids eat free Tuesdays from 4-9, up to 2 kids per adult entrée, ages 12 and under. Includes a drink. Dine in only. Drink included. Recommend calling ahead to confirm.
One free kid entrée per adult entrée purchase on Tuesdays starting at 5 p.m. Drink included.
JJ’s Red Hots
All day Wednesday kids 12 and under eat free, one per adult entree, drink included
- Dilworth, 1514 East Boulevard; 980-225-8880
- Ballantyne, 15105 John J Delaney Dr, Charlotte; 980-335-0601
Captain Steve’s Charlotte
Kids eat free from a limited menu with purchase of adult entree (at least $8.95), 2 kids per adult, drink included, Dine-in only.
- 8517 Monroe Rd, Charlotte (704) 535-1400
- 1975 Hwy 21 Bypass, Fort Mil (803) 547-2340
- 5645 Hwy 49, Harrisburg (704) 455-1222
Kids under 12 eat for $1.99 every Wednesday after 4 p.m. Drink not included.
7930-A Rea Road, Charlotte; 704-295-4440
Tryon House Restaurant
215 E. Exmore St.
This location only, kids eat free Wednesdays after 4 pm. 1 kid per adult. Drink included.
East Coast Wings and Grill
Kids eat free Wednesday after 4 p.m. with purchase of an adult entrée of $10 or more.
- Charlotte location: 9711 Northlake Centre Pkwy (704) 494-4174
- Harrisburg location: 7326 Caldwell Road, Harrisburg, NC (980) 258-0752
- Kannapolis location: 2263 Spider Drive, Kannapolis, NC (704) 720-0511
Several area locations.
Kids eat for 99 cents after 4 p.m. on Wednesdays. Up to two kid’s meals per adult entrée.
Thursdays at 1911 Central Avenue, 980-430-1701
Kids eat free all day, one per adult entrée of $10 or more. Drink not included. Dine-in only.
Central Avenue location only
More than one day
616 Providence Road
Every day, kids get a free kids meal with a $40 purchase. Kids meal options are Thai Fried Rice with Chicken, Fried Chicken with Rice and Steamed Veggies, and Pork Teriyaki with Rice and Steamed Veggies.
Several area locations. Every day, kids age 3 and under get one free buffet with each paying adult. Drinks not included.
Steak ‘n Shake
Several area locations.
All day Saturday and Sunday get one free Kids Plate for every $8 purchase. Good for dine in only. No drinks included with kids meal. Ages 12 and under.
Red Bowl Fort Mill
On Mondays and Wednesdays, kids 10 and under eat for 99 cents. 1 kid per adult. No drink included.
845 Stockbridge Dr, Fort Mill, SC; 803-802-5666
Sports Page Food and Spirits
Charlotte location: 8400 Bellhaven Blvd; 704-399-4417
Kids eat free Mondays and Tuesdays after 5 p.m.. 1 kid per adult entrée. Dine-in only. Drink included.
Denver location: 179 Cross Center Dr; 704-827-6283
Kids eat free Tuesdays and Wednesdays after 5 p.m. 1 kid per adult. Dine-in only.
- Matthews: 2332A Matthews Township Pkwy; 704-847-0410
- Stonecrest: 7828 Rea Rd Suite A, Charlotte; 704-540-1140
At Matthews and Stonecrest, kids 12 and under eat free on Wednesdays after 4 pm, includes drink. One kid per purchase of adult sub.
Harrisburg: 7234 Caldwell Rd, Suite C3; 704-454-3040: Kids 12 and under eat free all day on Sundays. One kid per adult meal.
- Kannapolis-2251 Spider Drive NE; 704-721-1100 Buy one medium combo and get up to 2 kids combos free; after 4 pm Wednesday and all day Sunday, 12 and under only.
- Huntersville-9826 Gilead Rd.; 704-992-2282 Buy one medium combo and get up to 2 kids combos for 99 cents; after 4 pm Wednesday and all day Sunday, 12 and under only.
- Indian Trail-14039 Hwy 74 E.; 704-893-2888 Buy one medium or large combo and get up to 2 kids combos for free, all day Wednesday and Sunday, 12 and under only.
- Mallard Creek-2700 W. Mallard Creek Church Rd. Charlotte; 704-503-1111 Buy one medium combo and get up to 2 kids combos for 99 cents; after 4 pm Wednesday and all day Sunday, 12 and under only.
- North Lake Mall-9335 Center Lake Dr. Charlotte; 704-494-3330 Buy one medium combo and get up to 2 kids combos for 99 cents; after 4 pm Wednesday and all day Sunday, 12 and under only.
- Pineville-9101 Pineville-Matthews Rd.; 704-341-6116 Buy one medium combo and get up to 2 kids combos for free after 4 p.m Wednesday and all day Sunday, 12 and under only.
- Steele Creek-12806 S. Tryon St. Charlotte; 704-588-9988 Buy one medium combo and get up to 2 kids combos for 99 cents; after 4 pm Wednesday and all day Sunday, 12 and under only.
- Whitehall-8516 South Tryon St. Charlotte; 704-583-0444 Buy one medium combo and get up to 2 kids combos for 99 cents; after 4 pm Wednesday and all day Sunday, 12 and under only.
- Matthews-1808 Windsor Square Dr.; 704-708-5555 Buy one medium combo and get up to 2 kids combos for free, all day Wednesday and Sunday, 12 and under only.
- Gastonia-2290 East Franklin Blvd.(Gaston Mall); 980-888-0927 Kids eat free all day Sundays and after 4 on Wednesdays, up to two kids combos with the purchase of one adult combo.
- Speedway Blvd.-7712 Sossamon Lane Concord; 704-979-3737 Buy one adult combo, get up to 2 kids combos for 99 cents each, after 4 pm Wednesday and all day Sunday.
Golden Corral Monroe
Kids eat free ages 3 and under, ages 4-8 years eat for $4.99, ages 9-12 eat for $5.99.
2507 W. Roosevelt Blvd., Monroe; (704) 226-9718.
The Randazzos’ Grid Iron
Children 10 and under eat free including desert at dinner time, per paying adult entree, all day, every day.
13105 South Tryon, Charlotte 28278; (704) 588-1130
Dilworth Neighborhood Grille
Kids free all day, includes drink, Monday- Thursday, one per adult entrée purchase
911 E Morehead St., Charlotte; 704-377-3808.
IHOP Rock Hill
Kids ages 12 and under eat free Mon.-Thurs after 3 pm. Adult must buy an entree, drink not included.
2797 Cherry Road, Rock Hill; 803-325-1705.
One free Kids Meal (chicken, ground beef or cheese) per adult entrée. Kids must be 12 and under. Tuesday 4 -8 p.m, and all day Sunday, Dine-in only. Valid at the following locations:
- Cotswold location: 304 S. Sharon Amity Rd. 704-442-0655
- Huntersville location: 14230 Reese Blvd. West 704-875-7272
- River Gate location: 12807 S. Tryon St. 704-587-7093
- Indian Land location: 8374 Charlotte Hwy 803-560-0067
- Salisbury location: 120 Summit Park Dr. 704-870-3037
- Mooresville location: 688 Bluefield Rd. 704-799-7403, Tuesday only, after 5 p.m
Several area locations.
Tuesdays and Saturdays 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., Kids 12 and under eat free from designated items on kids’ menu, two kids per adult entrée purchase
- Sunset Road: 4541 Sunset Rd, Charlotte, NC 28216; 704-597-9224
- Concord: 8031 Concord Mills Boulevard, Concord, NC 28027; 704-979-7474